syngamy

noun
syn·​ga·​my | \ ˈsiŋ-gə-mē How to pronounce syngamy (audio) \

Definition of syngamy

: sexual reproduction by union of gametes : fertilization

First Known Use of syngamy

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Syngamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngamy. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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syngamy

noun
syn·​ga·​my | \ ˈsiŋ-gə-mē How to pronounce syngamy (audio) \
plural syngamies

Medical Definition of syngamy

: sexual reproduction by union of gametes

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